optic disc

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op·tic disc

[TA]
an oval area of the ocular fundus devoid of light receptors where the axons of the retinal ganglion cell converge to form the optic nerve head;

op·tic disc

(op'tik disk) [TA]
An oval area of the ocular fundus devoid of light receptors where the axons of the retinal ganglion cells converge to form the optic nerve head.
Synonym(s): discus nervi optici [TA] , blind spot (3) , optic papilla.

optic disc

The small circular area at the back of the eye at which all the nerve fibres from the retina come together to form the optic nerve.